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Pedigree British Lop Pigs

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The British Lop is a West Country breed which originated in the South West of England.  It was originally known as the National Long White Lop Eared breed but in the 1960s, the name was changed to the shorter name, British Lop. As more commercial breeds such as the Large White, the Landrace and the Welsh pig became popular, the British Lop declined, bred only by a handful of farmers in the West Country.

When the Rare Breeds Survival Trust was established in 1973, the Lop was listed as one of the six rare pig breeds recognised by them. There are still only 200-300 breeding sows in the country.

British Lops are a hardy breed, thriving outdoors. They are docile and the sows are great mothers producing large, strong litters.

We keep two sows, Beatrix and Octavia and can usually sell some of the weaners for breeding or fattening. Please contact us for more information.

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